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Olga Khazan is a staff writer at The Atlantic. This number is even more astounding considering that LGBT youths make up only 7 percent of the youth population. Where next for the queer refugee? Although some researchers have since questioned those findings, subsequent studies have shown consistently high rates of suicide attempts by homosexual youths.
While straight teenagers also work to develop sexual identities, their peers are generally more accepting of their choices.